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Title Civilizing nature [electronic resource] : national parks in global historical perspective / Bernhard Gissibl, Sabine Höhler, Patrick Kupper (eds.).
Publication Info. New York : Berghahn Books, 2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Towards a Global History of National Parks / Bernhard Gissibl, Sabine Höhler, Patrick Kupper -- part I. Parks and Empires -- Unpacking Yellowstone : The American National Park in Global Perspective / Karen Jones -- How National Were the First National Parks? Comparative Perspectives from the British Settler Societies / Melissa Harper, Richard White -- Imperial Preservation and Landscape Reclamation : National Parks and Natural Reserves in French Colonial Africa / Caroline Ford -- From Colonial Imposition to National Icon : Malaysia's Taman Negara National Park / Jeyamalar Kathirithamby-Wells -- A Bavarian Serengeti : Space, race and time in the entangled history of nature conservation in East Africa and Germany / Bernhard Gissibl -- part II. Organizartions and Networks -- Translating Yellowstone : Early European National Parks, Weltnaturschutz and the Swiss Model / Patrick Kupper -- Framing the Heritage of Mankind : National Parks on the International Agenda / Anna-Katharina Wöbse -- Global Values, Local Politics : Inuit Internationalism and the Establishment of Northern Yukon National Park / Brad Martin -- Demarcating Wilderness and Disciplining Wildlife : Radiotracking Large Carnivores in Yellowstone and Chitwan National Parks / Etienne Benson -- part III. Nations and Natures -- A Revolutionary Civilization : National Parks, Transnational Exchanges, and the Construction of Modern Mexico / Emily Wakild -- Parks without Wilderness, Wilderness without Parks? Assigning National Park status to Dutch Man-made Landscapes and Colonial Game Reserves / Henny van der Windt -- Globalizing Nature : National Parks, Tiger Reserves, and Biosphere Reserves in Independent India / Michael Lewis -- Slovenia's Triglav National Park : From Imperial Borderland to National Ethnoscape / Carolin Firouzeh Roeder -- Epilogue: National Parks, Civilization and Globalization / Jane Carruthers.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject National parks and reserves -- History.
National parks and reserves -- Political aspects -- History.
National parks and reserves -- Government policy -- History.
Protected areas -- History.
Environmentalism -- History.
Environmental protection -- History.
Globalization -- History.
Added Author Gissibl, Bernhard, 1976-
Höhler, Sabine.
Kupper, Patrick.
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Related To Original 9780857455253 0857455257 0857455273 (DLC) 2012001636
ISBN 0857455273 (electronic bk.)
9780857455277 (electronic bk.)
9780857455253 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
0857455257 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
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